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Form 3 English Test

Test 7: Direct/indirect speech and concord

Total: 40 marks

Name: ____________________________________ Date: _________________

1. Write the following sentences in direct speech.

a) The doctor told my grandfather to stop smoking. (2)

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b) The policeman ordered the woman to get out of the car. (2)

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c) He asked for the newspaper. (2)

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d) They complained that they had been waiting for hours. (2)

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e) She said her father was right all along. (2)

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f) The judge said the man deserved a long prison sentence because of the

dangerous crime he had committed against members of his community. (2)

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g) Sarah asked what he was doing. (2)

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h) The man complained that the milk was sour. (2)

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2. Write the following sentences in indirect speech.

a) “My brother is living in Zambia,” she said. (2)

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b) “Don’t quarrel with your brother,” my mother said. "Get on with your

homework.” (2)

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c) He said, “Be careful”. (2)

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d) She said, “Feel free to join us for tea on Friday. We would love you to

come, but it is totally up to you.” (2)

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e) “Frankly, darling,’’ he murmured, “it’s none of your business.” (2)

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f) “Margaret,” I said to her, “I’m so glad you could come.” (2)

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g) “Thank you,” I said. (2)

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h) “We want to go home,” the old lady said. (2)

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3. Correct the following sentences by using the correct subject/verb agreement.

a) The number of children living in impoverished conditions in southern

Africa is/are a major cause of concern. (1)

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b) He wear/wears striped pyjamas. (1)

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c) People wear/wears woollen clothing in winter to keep warm. (1)

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d) There is/are a pen, pencil and envelope on the table. (1)

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e) TV viewers protest/protests about the use of bad language on television. (1)

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f) Many of the programmes we see on television is/are not all that

entertaining. (1)

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g) The car is/are parked outside. (1)

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h) The vase of flowers look/looks very beautiful. (1)

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